Skip to main content

Toronto sends Wild to 15th loss in 17 games

It just keeps getting worse. The Minnesota Wild was blown out 4-1 in Toronto on Thursday night. The Maple Leafs scored just 50 seconds into the game and never looked back. The Wild has lost 11 straight road games, and 15 of 17 games overall.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

The Minnesota Wild's woes continued Thursday night in a 4-1 loss to the Maple Leafs. Air Canada Center in Toronto was loud and raucous during the first period, but quiet over the final two periods because the game was already out of reach for the punch-less Wild.

Toronto scored 50 seconds into the game and went to 2-0 with a second goal just 5:11 into the game. Minnesota had no chance, as they failed to score more than one goal for the tenth time in the last 17 games -- 15 of which have been losses.

The Wild has scored only 11 goals in its last 11 road games -- all of which are losses. Nick Johnson scored the only goal for the Wild, but it didn't come until late in the third period.

Next Up

ambulance

2-year-old dies in farming accident in western Wisconsin

The child was run over by farm equipment, according to the sheriff.

storm, severe, shelf cloud

Another bout of severe storms expected across MN

More nasty storms could spawn tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds.

Screen Shot 2022-05-12 at 6.59.33 AM

Storms leave wreckage, flooding, tens of thousands without power

Record levels of rain and 80 mph winds caused havoc in the metro.

Screen Shot 2022-05-11 at 7.04.37 PM

LIVE UPDATES: Dangerous storms move through Twin Cities

We'll have live updates as the storms move through the metro.

tornado

Tornado watch issued in Twin Cities, southern Minnesota

The watch will remain in place until midnight.

Wild fox.

Wild fox in Minnesota tests positive for highly contagious avian flu

This is the first confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in a wild mammal in the state, the Department of Natural Resources said.

New COVID-19 testing site in Midway neighborhood.

New COVID-19 testing site in St. Paul; 3 others to close as cases rise

Testing sites in Stillwater, Hutchinson, and St. Paul are closing as part of moves to adjust testing resources.

Screen Shot 2022-05-11 at 4.47.49 PM

St. Joseph man dies in motorcycle crash

The 27-year-old motorcyclist struck a curb, causing him to lose control before he crashed.

Downtown-Bike-Day_WS_No-logo

Downtown bike day—city biking at its best!

Move Minneapolis and ABC Ramps Mobility invite you to come along for the ride at Target Plaza on June 1, 2022

Anthony Skelley

Charges: South St. Paul teen killed during apparent marijuana sale

The individual accused of killing Skelley is a 17-year-old from St. Paul.

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards among NBA stars in Adam Sandler's Netflix film, 'Hustle'

The Timberwolves point guard stars alongside other NBA players LeBron James, Trae Young, Juancho Hernangomez and more.

Related

Canucks send Wild to 4th straight loss

The Minnesota Wild dropped its fourth consecutive game with a 4-0 loss to the Vancouver Canucks last night. The Canucks scored a power-play goal when Daniel Sedin fed a centering pass to his twin brother Henrik late in the first period and they never looked back.

Wild look to snap 10-game road skid

The Wild are in Toronto tonight for a date with the Maple Leafs. Niklas Backstrom gets the start in goal, as Minnesota hopes to stop a 10-game losing streak on the road.

Winnipeg sends Wild to sixth straight loss

Evander Kane scored two goals in regulation and the shootout winner as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Wild 4-3 on Thursday night at the Xcel Energy Center. Devin Setoguchi scored twice to lead the Wild, but it wasn't enough as they lost their sixth consecutive game.

Blackhawks send Wild back to the loss column, 5-2

The Minnesota Wild failed to push its winning streak to two games as they were pounded by the Blackhawks 5-2 Thursday night in Chicago. Three goals in the second period proved to be too much for the Wild, who received goals from Devin Setoguchi and Kyle Brodziak.

Flames send Wild to 5th straight loss

The Minnesota Wild suddenly can't win. It wasn't long ago the Wild pulled off seven consecutive wins, but the team is suddenly reeling. The Flames defeated the Wild 2-1 last night in Calgary, sending Minnesota to its fifth straight loss.

Wild's winless streak reaches six games with 4-1 loss in Edmonton

The Wild is now winless in its last six games as they were dismantled by the Oilers by a score of 4-to-1 last night. Mikko Koivu missed his fourth straight game with a lower body injury. The Wild has struggled offensively without Koivu, scoring only three goals during his absence.